Cox Agrees to Go Private


The Cox family secured its deal to take cable operator Cox Communications Inc. private, paying around $8 billion to take out public shareholders.

The family company, Cox Enterprises, is boosting its buyout price less than 10% over its original offering price of $32 per share. The deal should be announced shortly.


NDS Agrees to Go Private

News Corp., two subsidiaries of funds advised by private-equity player Permira Advisers reach agreement to take conditional-access, interactive-TV-software provider private.